Auction 119, Lot 472

"[Lot of 2] The West Prospect of St. Paul's Cathedral [and] The East Prospect of the Abby of St. Peter & of the Parish Church of St. Margaret, Westminster", Cole, Benjamin

Subject: London, Architectural

Period: 1756 (published)

Publication: History and Survey of London

Color: Black & White

Size:
See Description

Both lovely engravings are from Maitland's History and Survey of London. 1) The West Prospect of St. Paul's Cathedral. This copper engraving shows the dramatic entrance elevation of St. Paul's Cathedral.
(14.4 x 17") 2) The East Prospect of the Abby of St. Peter & of the Parish Church of St. Margaret, Westminster This engraving shows Westminster Cathedral and nearby Church of St. Margaret. (16 x 11")

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Condition:

1. C - Offsetting and uneven toning. Binding trims at lower sides with tears entering image. One side with old repair. <br> 2. B - Offsetting and marginal splits.

Estimate: $120 - $180

Sold for: $90

Closed on 5/9/2007

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